May 3, 2013

PCOS to Pregnancy: Announcing your pregnancy to your significant other

Let me start this post by stating, no, I am not pregnant...I don't think. It's too early to tell and I'm in that horrible stage where you have to wait! Where is patience when you need it?

So, to fill the time in between now and a reasonable test date, I'm coming up with cute ideas to announce my pregnancy (hopefully) to my husband. Last time was not cute at all. This is how it happened:

The morning I tested, I woke up at 5 am to pee. Even though I was in a sleepy haze, I knew that testing with the first urine of the day was best, so I grabbed a test and turned on the light. I stood in the bathroom and waited for the result. I had seen so many negative tests that I was shocked to finally see a positive! I couldn't believe it! I stood in the bathroom for a minute trying to figure out what to do. I then, ran into our bedroom where my sweet husband was sound asleep. I turned on the light, jumped on the bed, shook him awake, and said "I'm pregnant." I was wide awake and he went back to sleep.

Not the greatest, cutest announcement story and this time I want to do better! I have some time to plan and I need help! I've found some really cute ideas on Pinterest from some bloggers:

Source: Simply Kierste
Source: Roots

Source: Moriah Riona
This wife announced it during a photo shoot! She had hidden a note in the book her husband was reading to their toddler! How cute!
Did you do anything cute to announce your pregnancy to your significant other? I'd love to hear your ideas! Fingers crossed I can use one soon!

I'm Jenny, the mama behind the blog Cloth Diaper Revival.   I'm a stay at home mom to Noah and a wife to Chas, the cloth diapering dad.  I used to be a 3rd grade teacher until I was blessed with the birth of my first child, Noah. I'm currently trying to conceive my second child while struggling with infertility due to PCOS. This series covers my journey and my experiences along the way.


In a funny way, my husband announced it to me! We'd been traveling, so my temps weren't reliable. He noticed that my boobs had gotten bigger, like they had during my first pregnancy (which resulted in a loss). I said, no, it would be too soon for that. A few days later, my temps went funky and I decided to test and it was positive! I was absolutely floored!

When my husband got home from work I told him that he was going to have to start cleaning the litter boxes, he knew exactly what that meant, lol.